Sweet Baby Jesus | DuClaw Brewing Company

Sweet Baby JesusSweet Baby Jesus
BA SCORE
3.8/5
2,578 Ratings
Sweet Baby JesusSweet Baby Jesus
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
First brewed in 2011, this Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is jet black in color with a tan, rocky head, full body and creamy, luxurious mouthfeel. Its lightly sweet, malty flavor is accented by rich flavors of chocolate, coffee and peanut butter, and balanced by a subtle hop character and moderate 6.5% abv. Sweet Baby Jesus finishes smooth, dry, and roasty with lingering notes of chocolate and peanut butter so savory, you will exclaim its name!

Added by MasterSki on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,282
Reviews:
419
Ratings:
2,578
pDev:
15%
Bros Score:
3
 
 
Wants:
196
Gots:
895
Trade:
19
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of uhang
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mitch3114
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ledouge
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopheadhiker
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shep669
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
4.11/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 1morewonthurt
4.77/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JC333
3.47/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wjbent
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of incognito369
4.26/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look -- Dark Black where you can slightly see at the bottom of the glass
Smell -- This is where Sweet Baby Jesus stands out. Smells like peanut butter and chocolate milk shake based off the smell!
Taste -- The taste is not as good as the smell. You get a roasty taste, chocolate, coffee, and hints of peanut butter
Feel -- On the thin size
Overall -- Don't understand why this beer is rated so low BUT I'm a fan of peanut butter porters and stouts and it taste GREAT to me! The aroma is the highlight of the beer! If you never had a peanut butter flavored beer give it try don't be discouraged by overall rating!

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Photo of Amateurbrewmaster
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer was lighter than I expected, but it was good.
Look: Very dark with a touch of red ruby. Khaki head
Smell: Roasty notes, chocolate and peanut butter
Taste: Coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, natural peanut butter, but a touch on the bitter side
Feel: thinner than expected, but well carbonated.
This was a good beer. It wasn't what I expected, but it definitely hit the spot.

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Photo of Eammon1920
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Cola black light carbonation leading to a just slightly thin feel. Otherwise it's just like it's advertised. Aroma came off as roasted peanuts with some malt and bitter cocoa/coffee. This is a decent porter with some add ons. This will not appeals to everyone but it made for a interesting tasty dessert beer(but one is enough)

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Photo of digitalflood
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Doonzman
4.54/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LJWalker
2.43/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MVanTryke
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am not a big peanut butter fan, but I love a tasty, distinctive, bold porter. I took a chance on this unique one on a recent trip to WV. I ordered another, and another. Burp! Spare some jelly and sliced bread?

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Photo of alexanderplatz
3.14/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Mouthfeel way thinner than I want in a stout. Flavor complexity lacking, and some unpleasant sour hints. The only stout I've ever had that seemed a little watery in terms of taste.

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Photo of Mickaylavolker
4.85/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of faatcase
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LT630
2.31/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of smbslt
3.07/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

L - Dark brown with a thick tan head
S - Chocolate
T - Chocolate with a baker's chocolate bitter after taste
F - Viscous and clinging. Surprised not to find cocoa bean grounds.
O - Very one dimensional. Smell and taste did not change as it warmed. Waited for the peanut butter to appear. Maybe it is part of the second coming? Would have been an very good chocolate porter.

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Photo of kraut6363
4.11/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Sweet Baby Jesus from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 2,578 ratings
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